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Islanders Vow to Continue to Fight Decision

A packed board room emotionally charged with tears and indignation didn’t sway Grant County, Wash., planned unit development (PUD) commissioners from officially denying lease extensions to some 400 condo and RV owners on Crescent Bar Island, according to the Wentachee...

ARVC Fetes Lawmakers at D.C. Conference

The National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC) presented its annual Public Service Award to U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt, a Missouri Republican now involved in congressional budget-cutting efforts, and Sen. Byron Dorgan, a North Dakota senator and key member of...

Alberta Shuts Four Campgrounds; 239 sites

The province of Alberta is permanently shuttering four campgrounds and reducing services at another 15 sites that officials say are chronically underused and cost too much to maintain, accordingto the Calgary Herald. In all, 239 campsites — or less than two per...

Cavco Cited by Manufactured Housing Assn.

Cavco Industries Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., parent company of Cavco Homes and Fleetwood Homes, has received the Manufactured Housing Institute’s ”Manufacturer of the Year Award.” The award, presented at the 2010 National Congress and Expo for Manufactured...

CrossRoads RV Joins ARVC Lodge Program

CrossRoads RV, Topeka, Ind., has become the fourth Thor Industries Inc. company to join an exclusive promotion that provides special pricing for recreational park trailers to be used as rental lodges by members of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds...

Support Grows for New York Campground

The Fort Ann, N.Y., planning board showed its support on recently for a campground project that has been held up in the permitting process because of traffic concerns. For more than a year, Vinny and Donna Pagliaro have been mired in discussions with the Adirondack...

California Resort Reopens with New Owner

A new owner has purchased River Grove RV Resort in Felton, Calif., and plans to invest up to $400,000 in improvements to turn the dilapidated private membership park into a family friendly campground with a new name: Santa Cruz Redwoods RV Resort. In fact, the new...

Hillman Ferry Soon to Resemble Small City

In a few weeks, the sprawling Hillman Ferry Campground near the north end of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area  in Kentucky will swell with visitors until it resembles a small city. Hillman Ferry has 380 campsites, plus bathhouses, electric and water...

Local Officials Fight New York Park Closing

In an effort to save a key piece of the the Catskill’s Mountaintop economic puzzle, county and local officials are rallying to keep state-run Devil’s Tombstone Campground open through 2010. Greene County legislators recently unanimously approved a request to New...

KOA Owner Testifies During D.C. Hearings

Scott Bacher, owner of the Carlsbad (N.M.)  KOA campground, was one of a panel of experts called to testify Tuesday (April 27) in Washington, D.C., during a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. The committee is looking into...

Campground Assn. Execs Meet in Maryland

Attendance was up 21% at the 2nd annual Campground Association Management Professionals (CAMP) College held Monday (April 26) at Cherry Hill Park in College Park, Md., with 50 people representing 24 states.   Taking place immediately prior to the National Association...

Upcoming Cookbook Honors RV Centennial

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Assocation (RVIA) has endorsed Evada Cooper’s upcoming RV Centeniall Cookbook: Celebrating 100 Years of RVing to mark the 100th anniversary of RVing in the United States.  “I’m just very excited,” said Cooper in a news release....